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Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

“Stop it in its track” Harmon advises if PPP disrupts local govt councils

Political bickering between government and the opposition on Sunday appeared set to intensify, with Minister of State, Joseph Harmon calling on local government councils to resist attempts by People’s Progressive Party (PPP) council meetings to disrupt their meetings. Addressing a community meeting at Mocha, as part of a countrywide outreach to explain President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman ...

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Suspects arrested for allegedly raping, drugging Berbice teens claim innocence

Commander of the Guyana Police Force’s Berbice Division, Lyndon Alves has confirmed that the men wanted in connection with the rape and drugging of two Berbice teens on Tuesday last were arrested. Commander Alves disclosed to Demerara Waves Online that both men were arrested in the Upper Corentyne area and are being vigorously questioned by police as investigations continue. However ...

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Vendors face removal from outside New Amsterdam Market- Town Clerk

Vendors, who sell outside the New Amsterdam Market, will be forced to locate to other areas by Monday. This is according to Town Clerk Sharon Alexander who stated that the decision was taken at the council previous statutory meet. The Town Clerk, in an interview with Demerara Waves Online News, disclosed that the vendors who occupy the outer parts are ...

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Indian rights activist, Rhyaan Shah, poultry outlet staff robbed

Prominent city businesswoman and Indian rights activist, Rhyaan Shah, as well as an East Bank Demerara poultry outlet owner and her staff were robbed Saturday afternoon. Police said at about 1:20 PM Saturday, a 66-year old businesswoman of Irvine Street, Georgetown was robbed by three men, one of whom was armed with a handgun. The Guyana Police Force did not ...

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Gaining, retaining power “big questions” for PNCR- Granger

President David Granger has charged the North American Region of the People’s National Congress Reform – the largest party in the governing coalition- to examine the past and future strategies for remaining in office, even as he pledged his firm commitment to the ideals of his party’s Founder Leader, Forbes Burnham. “Whatever you will choose to discuss today and the ...

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